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Windows 7: Error after install


26 Jun 2009   #1

 
 
Error after install

Ok, so I went through the first part of the Windows 7 installation, then I had to restart. After I restart, it says something about updating the registry, sits there for like 10 minutes then a blue screen pops up. I didn't catch the error the first time but after restarting again, the same blue screen pops up, error 0x0f4, safe mode or not. Then there's this mini-dump thingy at the bottom that goes to 100, then the blue screen goes and the computer restarts. Nothing ever works out perfectly for me .

Anyone can help?

Thanks!

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26 Jun 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, XP Mode, W8.1 Preview VM - 7 Pro x64 second remote tower
 
 

What installation method are you using there? dvd, usb key, mounted iso image? If burned to disk you may have a frisbee to toss if the burn was bad like something not fully being written to the disk itself. You may have run into a bad blank disk?

Another thing that hamper installing any version of Windows would be any problems seen with the memory installed on the system itself. A bad download, wrong program or bad install of that, bad disk, bad ram, even bad sectors on the hard drive from wear are things to consider.
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26 Jun 2009   #3

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Night Hawk View Post
What installation method are you using there? dvd, usb key, mounted iso image? If burned to disk you may have a frisbee to toss if the burn was bad like something not fully being written to the disk itself. You may have run into a bad blank disk?

Another thing that hamper installing any version of Windows would be any problems seen with the memory installed on the system itself. A bad download, wrong program or bad install of that, bad disk, bad ram, even bad sectors on the hard drive from wear are things to consider.
It was off a USB key. I'm going to try and re-install now.
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26 Jun 2009   #4

 
 

No luck...
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26 Jun 2009   #5

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 
error after install

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by nano404 View Post
No luck...
Ok lets start from the beginning . what ver of win 7, what computer, how much ram, what video, what hard drive, what version BIOS. Can you f12 into the bios? etc

We need more info to help ya

Ken
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26 Jun 2009   #6

 
 

Hey. I got build 7260., Acer aspire 5601, 4gigs ram, integrated video, tried installing on about a 20-odd gig partition of a 80 gig hard drive. Not sure what BIOS version, I can F2 into BIOS. I ran the set-up again and tried the repair tool. Nothing was repaired but it said the problem was "failure while setup is in progress". The 0x0f4 error had i think 0x03 in the bracket to the right which means a process ended unexpectedly (versus a thread).

Hope that helps.

Thanks!
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27 Jun 2009   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, XP Mode, W8.1 Preview VM - 7 Pro x64 second remote tower
 
 

The "0x0f4" error often comes up with ide drives as well as virtual memory when data isn't correctly being swapped out to the drive like a set of bad sectors. Most of time the best move is starting with a totally fresh primary to work with as well as knowing the drive is in 100% good health along with the memory on the system.

Unfortunately with laptops you don't usually have a lot of options except downloading a diagnostics tool from the drive's own manufacturer if you know which one to run scans on it. As far anything "leaked" you have to be prepared for anything as a rule!
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28 Jun 2009   #8

 
 

I got it working... not on that hard drive but another one. This thing is sweet! Thanks for the help, I guess it was a hard drive problem.
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28 Jun 2009   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, XP Mode, W8.1 Preview VM - 7 Pro x64 second remote tower
 
 

Ouch! They go at times however.

You may want to invest in a notebook cooling pad if you don't already have one since drives as well as the rest tend to run warmer in laptops/notebooks due to the confined space. At least now you can get the feel of the new Windows!
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28 Jun 2009   #10

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Night Hawk View Post
Ouch! They go at times however.

You may want to invest in a notebook cooling pad if you don't already have one since drives as well as the rest tend to run warmer in laptops/notebooks due to the confined space. At least now you can get the feel of the new Windows!
Yeh. I didn't just get this hard drive. Long story short, this is one of 2 drives I use with this laptop. I won't bother with a cooling pad for this, i'm ready to throw this at a wall. It wouldn't be my money, since technically it isn't my laptop, but its about time this laptop gets replaced anyway. The new Windows feels great! Not a bit of lag! Especially expected it with this new taskbar... only problem is I can't seem to get flash working...
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